End-to-End Professional Education Solutions
WHAT WE DO
Our mission is to support every professional’s end-to-end educational needs in the industries we serve. That includes everything from supporting candidates who are preparing for certification exams, to targeted level-based technical and soft skills training for staff, to comprehensive and engaging continuing education for professionals at every experience level.
With offices in the Philadelphia, PA suburbs and Myrtle Beach, SC, the KnowFully workforce is comprised of vibrant, motivated, creative individuals who come together to solve problems and create exciting opportunities for growth.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Evan Kramer, CEO
After passing the CPA Exam, Evan shifted his career onto a broader business track. He helped shape, market, create, or manage a number of successful companies, including AutoGuide.com, LifeShield, The Neat Company, Credibly, and now the KnowFully Learning Group. Evan earned a BBA in Accounting/Finance from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Emory University.
Matt Bricker, CIO/COO
Matt oversees all operations and information technology for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. He previously served as KnowFully’s CTO for six years. Earlier in his career, he held software development and engineering leadership roles at Teradata and PAN (Performance Assessment Network). Matt earned a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University.
Lisa Hobart, CMO
Lisa leads the strategic marketing and eCommerce efforts for all KnowFully Learning Group brands. She previously held marketing management roles at The Advisory Board Company, ActiveStrategy, and Lutron. Lisa earned a BA in English Literature from Princeton University.
Stephen Johnson, CFO
Stephen is responsible for leading Finance & Accounting, as well as Operations and Human Resources for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. He previously served in accounting and management roles at Canon Financial Services and Brandywine Realty Trust, and Grant Thornton. Stephen earned both a BS in Accountancy and an MBA from Villanova University. He holds an active CPA license.
Elizabeth Kolar, CKO
As Chief Knowledge Officer, Elizabeth guides the strategic content portfolio for all KnowFully Learning Group brands. She is also the co-founder of Surgent Kolar CPA Review and has taught CPA Review for more than three decades, including at the collegiate level, at Becker, and with her own CPA Review course. She earned her MBA from Pace University. She also holds an active CPA license and has earned MBA and CGMA designations.
Phil Salgado, CTO
As Chief Technology Officer, Phil oversees all of the applications and websites for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. Prior to joining KnowFully, he worked in the pharmaceutical and technology industries, most recently serving as Director of Engineering and eCommerce for The Neat Company. Phil earned his JD at Temple University and completed his undergraduate studies at University of South Florida.
Josh Chesner, PharmCon President
Josh leads the PharmCon division of KnowFully Learning Group. Prior to his 11+ years at PharmCon, Josh worked in IT, education, and also owned and ran a small business. He earned an MBA from Coastal Carolina University and a BS in Software Architecture from Capella University.
WHAT MAKES US…US?
We’ve worked hard to make the KnowFully Learning Group a great place to work…and we never stop looking for new ways to improve our unique culture. We’re casual and love to have fun, but we roll up our figurative sleeves and put in lots of hard work–and creative thinking–too. We keep things fun with events like our weekly all-office lunches, our annual “Office Olympics” events, our holiday potlucks, and summer picnics. We also enjoy coming together to work on our service projects and donation drives. Though we’re plenty busy growing, we’ll always make sure we’re a great place to work!
TOUR OUR HEADQUARTERS
After nearly 35 years in business at the same location, we moved into a much larger, brand new corporate headquarters in Radnor, PA (on Philadelphia’s Main Line). Here’s a short tour that we created to celebrate our move and show off the space for our team in Myrtle Beach, SC, as well as our many remote employees.
WANT TO WORK AT KNOWFULLY?
“I love the people and the office here. Rather than using useless gimmicks like ping pong tables, an open office plan, etc. to try to attract young talent, this organization provides perks that employees really care about like a decent vacation policy, remote working flexibility, a kind and supportive environment. This is the first place that I’ve really enjoyed my job.”
– Anonymous comment from an employee survey